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Our fellows quickly assume leadership roles after completing our program. To prepare them for academic success, we require all fellows to complete a quality improvement or research project. We dedicate time for all fellows to complete Institute for Healthcare Improvement learning modules on patient safety and quality of care with the opportunity for further training in this area. We also provide opportunities for the fellows to complete additional training in teaching/education skills.

Babine RL, Hyrkäs KE, Mckenzie CG, Wierman HR. Mobilizing older adults: A multi-site, exploratory and observational study on patients enrolled in the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). Geriatr Nurs. 2019 May-Jun;40(3):239-245

Tisher A & Salardini A. "A Comprehensive Update on Treatment of Dementia" Seminars in Neurology. 2019 Apr;39(2):167-178. PMID: 30925610

Babine RL, Hyrkas KE, Hallen S, et al. Falls and delirium in an acute care setting: A retrospective chart review before and after an organisation-wide interprofessional education. J Clin Nurs 2018;27:e1429-e41.

Hutchinson RN, Lucas FL, Becker M, Wierman HR, Fairfield KM. Variations in Hospice Utilization and Length of Stay for Medicare Patients With Melanoma. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Apr;55(4):1165-1172.e5.

Carter, E.L., Holt, C., Haskins, A. Death Certificate Accuracy: Why it matters and how to achieve it. Today’s Geriatric Medicine. 2017 September;10(5): 26.

Morris, J.G., Carter, E.L., Martin, S.A. Stroke: A road map for subacute management. The Journal of Family Practice. 2017 June;66(6):366-369,372-374.

Morris, J.G., Carter, E.L., Martin, S.A. Stroke: Secondary prevention of ischemic events. The Journal of Family Practice. 2017 July;66(7):420-422,424-427.

Babine RL, Honess C, Wierman HR, Hallen S. The role of clinical nurse specialists in the implementation and sustainability of a practice change. J Nurs Manag 2016;24:39-49.

Tisher A & Salardini A. A case report of a woman with young onset cognitive impairment associated with hereditary spastic paraplegia due to a mutation in the SPAST gene. J Neurol Sci August 2016;367:131-132

Nichols SD, Bulman M, Tisher A, Campbell JJ III. A Case of Possible Iatrogenic Ketamine-Induced Mania in a Patient Being Treated for Postoperative Pain. Psychosomatics Sept-Oct 2016;57(5):543-546

Duarte CW, Black AW, Murray K, Haskins, AE, Lucas, L, Hallen, S, Han, PK.Validation of the Patient-Reported Outcome Mortality Prediction Tool (PROMPT). J Pain Symptom Manage 2015;50:241-7 e6.

Fairfield KM, Gerstein BS, Levin CA, Stringfellow V, Wierman HR, McNaughton-Collins M. Decisions about medication use and cancer screening across age groups in the United States. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Mar;98(3):338-43.

Hallen SA, Hootsmans NA, Blaisdell L, Gutheil CM, Han PK. Physicians' perceptions of the value of prognostic models: the benefits and risks of prognostic confidence. Health Expect 2015;18:2266-77.